Conference and Meeting Space 

ATTENTION:  At this time, the Erma Byrd Higher Education Center is not accepting external facilities usage request due to COVID-19.  We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause you. 

The Erma Byrd Higher Education Center charges for all use of facilities and meeting space.  Click here to view rental rates.

Meeting space available for public use consist of standard classrooms equipped with WiFi Access, faculty workstations, document cameras, ceiling projectors, automated projector screens, lights, and blinds.  Our largest meeting space includes a lecture hall (auditorium) which has a holding capacity of up to 129 seats.

Please click on the following forms to download, complete and submit for all facilities usage request(s):

1. Facilities Usage Request Form (There is no guarantee that there will be space available until the request is received and verified by a representative of the Center).  

2. Rental Agreement Form (This form must be signed and submitted along with the Facilities Request Usage Form).

3. Rental Rates (Rental rates are very competitive and each room is equipped with WiFi access, a computer workstation, a document camera, an overhead ceiling projector, and automated lighting and blinds).  NOTE:  Rate change effective February 27, 2018.

4. Facility Usage Evaluation Form (This form must be completed and submitted AFTER your rental has been completed).



The facility and the staff were great!  It was a convenient location for community partners and helped make our event a huge success!  ~Beverly Sharp, Southern WV Re-Entry Council Meeting

"The room was ready and clean.  Ms. Moten and all the staff are very helpful.  I enjoyed being in a room with large windows and a lovely view."  ~Amy Brekeller, United States Census

"The facility is so amazingly clean -- its like a brand new building.  The staff is amazing - always friendly and helpful.  We are very happy with being able to use this space." ~WV School of Osteopathic Medicine

"Perfect -- Good space for presentation interactions."  ~Donald L. Stennett, Deputy Director, WV Public Defender Services

"Tour of the facility prior to usage was very informative.  The facility was clean, well equipped and overall an excellent location for the class."  ~Dean Capehart, WV Governors Highway Safety Program

"The staff was exceptional.  Truly enjoyed the help and effort of the staff."  ~Christopher Kimes, Youth and Legislative Director, WV Healthy Kids and Families Coalition, Our Children Our Future Campaign

"The EBHEC is a perfect venue for meetings, seminars, and workshops planned by businesses with a variety of spaces available.  We appreciate the hospitality of your staff and plan to return soon." ~Ellen Taylor, President & CEO, Beckley Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce Education Committee


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